KEMRI Research Officer - HERU Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Research Officer - HERU Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

The research officer will be responsible for

  • Supporting a body of work focused on examining healthcare priority setting in Kenya the broader East African region,

  • Support institutionalization of health technology assessment in Kenya and the East African region,

  • Conduct health technology assessments in collaboration with government


  • The primary responsibility will be to coordinate and support a body of work focused on the costing and economic evaluation of healthcare interventions.

    Key Responsibilities

    For the Health Economics Research Unit HERU to:

    • Develop research proposals for ethics and scientific review

    • Lead the implementation of studies once ethics review has been obtained

    • Lead the analysis and write-up of study findings

    • Support HERU policy engagement initiatives

    • Develop grant applications for funding

    • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, economics or a health-related subject

    • A masters in health Economics

    • At least three 3 year related work experience.

    • Experience and skills in health technology assessments including skills in costing, and cost-effectiveness analysis of healthcare interventions including using modelling
    approaches such as decision tree and markov models, budget impact analysis, and evidence synthesis.

    • Experience and skills in econometrics and its application to the economics of health systems such as equity and efficiency analysis

    • Strong quantitative data analysis skills using R and Stata as a minimum

    Desirable Criteria

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills


    • Good writing skills

    • Good presentation skills

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills a meticulous approach to documentation including word processing and spreadsheet skills

    • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

    • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet deadlines

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Research Officer - HERU Jobs in Kenya

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